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FOX
Jul 22, 2011 6:00am EDT
chenevey. >> i'm wisdom martin. the big story is the extreme heat. we are used to handling hot weather around here but this stuff is downright dangerous. in the last two days, d.c. fire and ems crews have seen a 25% increase in calls with about 300 people being if prance poured to the --- transported to the hospital each day. >>> when you walk outside at 2:00 or 3:00 in the morning when we get ready to come to work and it is sweltering already, you just know that the rest of the day is going to be let's just call it challenging. >> when you get in the car, man, it is not pleasant. it will be a tough day, folks. we do have the excessive heat warping in effect. we have a code red air koala letter in effect from unhealthy air quale and it will just be problematic. you want to limit your time outdoors and stay indoors in air conditioning as much as you can. if the power is out at your house, go for a mall or movie theater or something like that. here we go. this is the excessive heat warping. it goes into effect at 10:00 a.m. this morning and will are main in effect for 10:00 p.m. tonight.
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
. >> the mcconnell can is kicking the can down the road. the american people send us here to make big tough choices. they didn't send us here to set up a commission, give the president veto power. that's not what they sent us to do. >> it could pass the democratic controlled senate but faces a tougher fight in the republican house. >> a new group created in the wake of the financial meltdown officially launches this week. the consumer financial protection bureau begins oversight and regulatory work on thursday. president obama is expected to nominate former ohio attorney general richard correspondence dough ray to lead the agency. he currently serves as the director of enforcement. the bureau was formed to enact what president obama calls the strongest consumer protectses in our nation's history. >> some big names are coming to the white house today. president obama will meet with warren buffet and bill and melinda gates to get an update on the giving pledge. it's a promise by some of the wealthiest people in america to give most of their weal
NBC
Jul 17, 2011 9:00am EDT
by news choppers. kristen dahlgren, nbc news, orlando. >>> our other big story this morning, the capture of a suspected killer who escaped from d.c. superior court. after nearly 24 hours on the run, u.s. marbles say james brewer turned himself in yesterday afternoon. authorities say brewer switched i.d. bracelets with another prisoner and walked out of the courthouse. he was first arrested thursday and charged in the june murder of 71-year-old solomon reece. brewer faces escape charges as well. it is 9:01. switch gears and take a look at our forecast this morning. we're looking for one more nice day and then. >> and then. today is the good one. focus on what you have that's good and it's right in front of you. you know what i mean? >> yes. >> today is looking a-okay for anything you would like to get done. here's a picture to prove it to you. a blue sky out there today. enjoy the blueness of the sky, though, because we're going to get that gunky haze layer. so for now, with the sunshine, temperature 77 degrees in washington. 78 in annapolis. 79 in st. mary's county. 75 in fredericksburg.
ABC
Jul 12, 2011 5:00am EDT
. those conditions could cause big problems. brianne carter is live on the national mall as we get ready for today's east.-- today's heat. >> usually we filigrees at this time of the morning, a petite is already in washington. today is going to be even worse than yesterday. another day of heat and humidity. while this is part of what summer in washington is like, people are taking precautions. many try to gaps out during predict many try to get out during the early morning or late evening. we will feel that again today. on days likeness its can certainly be unhealthy and potentially dangerous. officials with the fire department say that they do see an increase in calls on days like this. they are urging everyone to stay hydrated and stay in the status possible. we are certainly going to be dealing with the heat. -- stay and the shade,. >>> people in the midwest, the south, and the northeast are doing all they can to stay cool. there are heat advisory is in 20 states. but he is expected to stick around for a few more days. -- the heat is expected to stick around. >>> a lightning strike i
FOX
Jul 12, 2011 5:00pm EDT
loved his family search he wanted to build a house big enough so all of them could live together. there is no truth in 7 ting in maryland so it's unlikely that mattei will have to serve the entire sentence. she has a five-year-old son and is several months pregnant and is due to deliver in september. >>> another rock-climbing instructor at a howard county company is charged with having sex with a underage student. last thursday, they were charged with fourth-degrees sex offenses. the 31-year-old michael lions was charged last month with sexually assaulting a 14-year- old girl. both men worked at earth tricks in -- earth treks in columbia. >>> a big shakeup in the leadership of the d.c. couple as the lawmaker told the marathon's final session before the summer recraze. the council chairman brown has reassigned committee chair appointments. one major change? has tommy listolution the all- important public works and transportation committee, which is raising questions about whether brown was seeking revenge here and karen has more. >> reporter: there were several big changes and thi
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 5:00pm EDT
's charged with murder, robbery, and arson. >> i hope she pays, big time. >> reporter: remarkably, this is the second member of the nam family to be murdered at this store. richard nam's daughter-in-law was shot and killed near in 2002. three men were arrested in that case. as for ashley owens, she's being held on a $1 million bond. we did learn she has a criminal record in d.c. and prince george's county. we'll have more on that coming up at 6:00. andrea mccarren, 9news now. >> thank you. lesli, to you. >>> well, tonight, loudoun county officials are looking 23450 a why a preschool ren -- are looking into why a preschool reinstated one of its members who was under investigation for sexually assaulting a child. know that same worker is charged with sexually abusing a child at the same school. the one question people may have, why did this happen? how could this happen? >> well, that's the question. nobody seems to be able to answer that for us tonight. but it's very frightening. because the very people parents need to trust to keep their children safe seem to have dropped the ball
NBC
Jul 18, 2011 6:00pm EDT
program and is expected to open september 15th. increased traffic in the area is a big concern. the department of defense is making millions of dollars available to communities that will be impacted by brac. congressman chris van holland says he expects the department of defense to explain how municipalities can apply for that money later this week. >>> when we come back tonight on news4 at 6:00, a murder suspect is back behind bars this evening after beating the system, despite a sophisticated bracelet system. >>> we have proof that walking in the streets of the nation's capital can be dangerous in the height of the tourist season na. >>> we're getting a new look tonight at a stage collapse during a packed concert. ♪ happy birthday to you >>> and today an entire nation helps to make the birthday wish of nelson mandela come true. >>> and hakem, what's going on in sports tonight? >> jim, coming up in sports, the nfl labor stand offis inching closer to a resolution. the washington kastles trying to stay unbeaten in tennis and what the head coach had to say after her team, the u
NBC
Jul 2, 2011 8:00am EDT
the street, the padillas. ben and his family live here, too. ben's a re/max agent, and he's a big part of this community. there are lots of reasons why re/max agents average more sales than other agents. experience, certainly. but maybe it's also because they care about the markets they serve and the neighbors who rely on them. nobody sells more real estate than re/max. visit remax.com today. >>> laters on both sides of the casey anthony trial are preparing for closing arguments. in rebuttal yesterday, prosecutors tried to disprove earlier defense testimony from cindy anthony. she's the grabd mother of 2-year-old caylee. cindy said she matt chloroform searches on the house computer, not her daughter, casey. but two co-workers testified that cindy was at work when those searches were made. prosecutors claim casey suffocated caylee anthony.defense argues the child accidentally drowned in the family's swimming pool. closing arguments will start tomorrow. >>> lawyers are appealing a judge's ruling that allows prison officialses to force jared lee loughner to take medication. he's being giv
NBC
Jul 25, 2011 11:00am EDT
and vote to raise it again next year if a second big chunk of cuts is made. >> it must be extended in way it gives certainty the economy through '13 and not some short-term gimmick we are right back in this fix. >> that was kelly o'donnell reporting. >>> transportation officials are expressing their frustrationing that thousands of faa employees are off because after shutdown. they are furloughed without pay because congress was not able to pass an extension of the air travel agency's funding friday. 1,000 of those employees work in the district. it also means airports nationwide will not receive about $2.5 billion in funding for construction projects. congress says that they will revisit the bill today. >>> this afternoon, president obama will address a major hispanic civil rights organization. the national council of laraza is holding its conference here. the speech is expected to focus on immigration issues. the conference is being held at the marriott in woodley park. and security is expected to be tight. if you are in the area around lunch time, you main want to avoid connecticut ave
FOX
Jul 22, 2011 11:00pm EDT
-- since we spoke at 10:00. it's 91 now, not a good sign. the big headline is we do this again tomorrow. check out our high temperatures today, 102 at national. that was within 1 degree of the record. we shattered that record at dulles, an all time high for dulles, 106 at bwi with 107 at the inner harbor of baltimore. we do want to warn you saturday is also going to be really hot. it might not get to 102, but we'll probably get to 100 or 101 degrees and it's all about that humidity as you know. check out the heatwave. we've still got the heat dome on top of us centered across the east coast even as far north as maine there were triple digit temperatures today. tomorrow we'll be right back inside the heat dome and we want you to be ready for not only the triple digit heat, but the fact it will feel like it's about 115 degrees. today we actually had a heat index of 120. that's the most humid day we've had since july 16th, 1980. check out temperatures. at 11:00 we're at 91 in the city, almost everyone else in the 80s. that's the only place at 91. that's typical of the city to stay hotter,
CBS
Jul 22, 2011 5:00am EDT
or click today. >>> here comes a big spaceship. your weather first time now. >> inundated by heat and humidity by another planet. >> 86 degrees. >> heat index is 97. it will be 102, 103 this afternoon. >> but it feels like -- >> it is hot! it is pretty miserable out there. today and tomorrow, will also be a couple more miserable days. excessive heat warning today and tomorrow and today on top of it all, air quality has gone from code orange to code red. it is unhealthy for everybody. limit your time outside. don't mow the lawn. try to gas up after dark or before sunrise. and drive throughs, don't do them. turn your car off, don't waste the gas. here is a look at the day planner on this really sticky, steamy friday morning. by 8:00, we'll already be in the upper 80s. anybody want to eat out on the patio? unless you have one of the misters, i don't think it is going to happen today. we're in the lower 100s. the record at national is 103. the record at dulles is 98. that one i believe will fall. there is also a threat, not a high enough one for most of us. a threat for a thunderstorm
NBC
Jul 7, 2011 4:00pm EDT
as the last big carrier to offer that unlimited data service. >>> natalie portman's baby now has a name. alif. "people" magazine says the baby boy was named after the first led of the hebrew alphabet. he's now 3 weeks old. >>> it's the end of two eras in daytime soaps, but today abc announced "all my children" and "one life to live" will be available online. >> both shows were sold to prospect park set to launch its own hulu like venture. executives at prospect park say they will continue the same story lines and characters and pick up right where the tv finales left off. >> guarantee, you won't miss a beat. >>> well, it's the beginning of the end for one of the most successful movie franchises in movie history. the last "harry potter" film premiers tonight in london. 8,000 fans camped out for days in trafalgar square, lining a nearly mile-long red carpet in order to see the stars arrive. at least one devoted fan explained nothing is stopping her from getting a front-row seat. >> been here about 72 hours. we've been counting down somewhere. and i'm sunburnt from monday and tuesday when it was
NBC
Jul 20, 2011 6:00pm EDT
it. and that in a nutshell is why a lot of big, moderate players in this town led by president obama do like this bipartisan scheme. with 13 days until possible default, all eyes are on the gang of six senators, three republicans and three democrats. they met today with house democrats. can they craft a deficit deal that can pass congress? lawmakers ask gang of six democrat kent conrad. >> how does this work? where is it headed? >> reporter: like the deficit commission, like president obama, the gang of six has a plan that's balanced. gang of six democrat dick durbin. >> it does it by putting everything on the table. everything. spending cuts, entitlement programs and revenue. >> reporter: $3 trillion in spending cuts, including cuts in medicare and the like. $1 trillion in tax hikes. but not on most americans. >> we're actually reducing tax rates, both on the individual side and the corporate side. >> reporter: that's a move to win over conservatives, like house gop leader eric cantor. >> and so i don't think that raising taxes, increasing tax rates, is the answer. certainly not in
NBC
Jul 24, 2011 9:00am EDT
family live here, too. ben's a re/max agent, and he's a big part of this community. there are lots of reasons why re/max agents average more sales than other agents. experience, certainly. but maybe it's also because they care about the markets they serve and the neighbors who rely on them. nobody sells more real estate than re/max. visit remax.com today. >>> we have shown you this weekend how reporters nationwide are trying to illustrate how hot it is right now. you saw derrick ward sweating it out in dupont circle. here are statistics to give you a sense how historically it's been across the country this week. 845 heat records were broken or tied between last monday and yesterday. most of them were broken on friday. 212 records were set or met that day. and if you think it's hot here, just be happy you weren't in haze, kansas. it was 110 degrees there on thursday. that was the hottest record set this past week. >> yeah. that's tough stuff. and people think because they're in kansas that it isn't humid. think again. it's all corn and soybean crops everywhere you go. and a good hea
FOX
Jul 22, 2011 5:00pm EDT
, but it has a big footprint. it's touching those counties in some places. we have more storms back out to the west. this will go until 5:30. frederick, virginia. warren county and those under the severe thunderstorm warning until 5:30. this was a storm i was just showing you on max hd radar. as we zoom in a little bit. this is to the northwest of the beltway in great falls right along the river there. you can see getting a healthy dose and this is drifting toward mcarthur boulevard. we can see the street level view. we take you back out 66 because between winchester and front royal, is this a severe thunderstorm, too. the drift on this storm has been basically to the west and it's not moving very quickly and as we use the radar to look at these, that storm is getting a pretty healthy updraft. the other storm is a very strong updraft as well. all these storms about equally as strong. the possibility of hail and very high, gusty winds approaching 50 to 60 miles per hour. but most importantly, it looks like they are trying to bring some cooling relief. we'll send it back out to shawn and
CBS
Jul 6, 2011 5:00pm EDT
noticed! you know these clothes are too big now, so i'm donating them. not going back there again. good for you! how'd you do it? eating right, whole grain. whole grain? whole grain. [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't... multigrain cheerios has five whole grains and 110 lightly sweetened calories per serving... more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios. >>> lawyers are pressing prosecutors to drop sexual assault charges against dominique straus-khan. prosecutors are considering whether they can go forward after finding his accuser lied to them. defense lawyers called a meeting with the prosecution today "productive." >>> the army psychiatrist charged in the deadly fort hood rampage will face the death penalty. this after the base commander determined that major nidal malik hasan will be saying it was more costly and time consuming. >>> james bulger pled not guilty to 19 murder counts. that plea in a boston federal court came 16 years after bulger fled the city when a federal agent warned him that there was an upcoming indict
CBS
Jul 25, 2011 5:00am EDT
the overnight period, 1:00 a.m. big time storms down southern calvert, st. mary's county. those have since left. behind it, it is quiet this morning with temperatures running in the mid to the upper 70s across the metro. 81 here in washington. 76 in sterling. 77 in columbia. and andrews is 76. widening the pics, culpepper and cumberland, manassas at 72. your highs today, we can deal with this. temperatures will be in the upper 80s to low 90s for most. us with the chance for storms. angie goff. you've got traffic. >> very good this morning. thank you, howard. hello, everybody. hope you're off to a great start on this monday. so far, so good out there. green light stays on. we want to take you to our maps. notice no incidents across the way. zooming on in to 66, clear out of haymarket making your way to centreville. we'll move it on to our maps again, i want to show you everyone is checking out ok. still down to 95 though going northbound. we're still looking at about a 50-minute commute. not bad out of fredericksburg toward the mixing bowl. as for your travel times on the outer loop, we're track
NBC
Jul 11, 2011 5:00pm EDT
-brand designers had had excess inventory they were trying to get rid of. >> reporter: today, big names are banking on flash sales. this year, nordstrom brought a flash site, and amazon is the founder of i-habit. flash sales may be a new shopping trend for consumers, but the marketing tactics are old-school. >> first of all, urgency, the fact you might have to make the deal in a hurry. second is scarcity on some of the sites, at least many of the sites. that you know there's a limited quantity available. the third, for some of the sites, is exclusivity, which basically indicates some of them are members-only sites. >> reporter: some things to look out for before making a flash purchase. you might be able to get the same deal or better price somewhere else. find out how much shipping costs. it may cost more than the deal is worth to you. if you're considering a travel flash sale, make sure you know who is actually providing the services. know the privacy policy associated with the information you give to the flash site. and understand the return policy. they may not take the product back. jacobs say
NBC
Jul 12, 2011 5:00pm EDT
this proposal. >>> a big crowd is gathering in palm desert, california to say they're final farewell to betty ford. funeral services are just now getting underway. earlier today, main roads leading to the church were shutdown, and security was beefed up. michelle obama and three former first ladies are among the dignitaries paying their respects. those coming out say mrs. ford and her courageous battles with her very private issues from breast cancer to drug and alcohol addiction inspired her lasting legacy. >>> still ahead, 24 hours later, crews are working to repair the gas line. the unexpected snag. what it could mean for your commute. >>> disturbing allegations of sexual abuse at a little girl's birthday party. a local councilmember's husband is facing charges. >>> summertime means no homework and staying up late for the kids. one local county may be changing that. who's considering a curfew and why you could get in trouble if your children break the rules. not that long ago, many families were priced out of an overheated housing market. but the times have changed. get the facts at remax.
FOX
Jul 5, 2011 6:00am EDT
. >> it was a busy day yesterday. >> big crowd last night on the national mall for the fireworks show. security was tight. there was a little bit of rain but other than that, things went pretty well. >> that's right. tucker barnes is here now to talk about if things are going to continue to go well here today. >> i think so. kind of typical july weather expected with highs back into the upper 80s and low 90s. we'll take rain and thunderstorm out of the forecast for the day. we'll get a one-day break and we'll return tomorrow. let's get to it. we'll show you the satellite- radar and let me mention we are getting widespread reports of fog now. reports of visibility is less than a quarter mile in places like martinsburg. some fog developing south of spread it rickburg. be ready to that. that is the worst part of the forecast this morning. shower activity, the thunderstorms that developed during the evening last night. you can see those generally south of the city. south an east of the city down towards ocean city. here in washington, i think we'll see a teasent amount of sunshine. more sunshine th
ABC
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
with another big change. brianne carter joins us live from arlington with details. >> metro riders are no strangers to metro track work on the weekends. rather than single tracking they will use a new approach. they will have shuttle buses are round the work that is being done. metro officials said this will help them complete the repair work faster. this weekend starting at 10:00 here at the east falls metro station, there will be free shuttle buses. that will happen from the station to the west falls the church station. this is the first of a series that will happen for the next 12 months on the weekend. the goal of the new track work is to get the work done faster. metro officials say this will allow the trains to operate more normally outside this war zone. the inconvenience of your customers. this will allow them to get those ntsb recommendations done 18 months sooner. this will last for the next year on the weekend. it starts tonight at 10:00. on the weekend of august 6 and 7, bus service will be between bethesda and rockville. there will be work on the blue and yellow line a
CBS
Jul 25, 2011 5:00pm EDT
's the big difference. and the period of time. you know, how long each party would cut the debt ceiling forward. and the senate majority harry reid introduced the senate democratic proposal today. that one calls for an immediate debt limit increase for $2.4 trillion. that would provide enough borrowing to last through the 2012 election. and they also cut spending by $2.7 trillion and adds no new revenue to the government. and the house republican plan would raise the limit too, but they would use a two-step process instead. step one, an immediate increase of a trillion dollars in exchange for $2.3 trillion. and that two comes next year. congress would have to cut another $1.8 trillion. if they do that, the debt would be raised again, or should i say the debt limit would be raised again by $1.6 trillion. each party is now taking aim at the other party's plan. >> and i would call this plan less than perfect. and you know, it u does ensure that the spending cuts will be greater than the hike in the debt limit. >> republicans, the short-term plan is a non-starter incentive in the senate and
NBC
Jul 24, 2011 6:00am EDT
to be for the mayor? >> well, if it's proven, it's a big legal problem because it's against the laws of the election board, the campaign finance people. so that could be a very, very big legal problem. how it's going to carry out and how far it will be carried out we don't know. until the "washington post", for some reason, i've been saying and i hear in the community people say, well, what's wrong with the "washington post". why are they against gray? all of the leaders in the city. since january inaugurations that's all we have gotten from the media. and that is an attack on black leaders in the city. >> well, i'm not going to try to defend the "washington post". but, you know, i get a little tired of black leaders making an excuse as to why they come after me. the fact is they accepted cash they shouldn't have accepted. that can happen. it really can happen. >> but the problem is then somebody says well, let's go get money orders. you have to consciously make a decision. you're supposed to have a pressure. i've run campaigns. i've been a candidate for office. darn it, the treasurer has to be abov
FOX
Jul 30, 2011 10:00pm EDT
and 10 ounces, and he's 20 inches long and and he is -- has big hands and feet. [ laughter ] >> every delivery is a big occasion for the family, and this would definitely rank in my top 10. >> reporter: jeff petronic is the nurse who helped coordinate the not-so-common connection. >> and that is a great day. >> reporter: mom was due on tuesday but little richard came early and everyone was ready. including his 12-year-old sister alyssa. >> i just -- they're so huge. i love them. i'm see excited. >> reporter: they just kind of took over and -- >> they just kind of took over and helped us so much. i didn't really have to worry about anything. it was amazing. >> reporter: denise said she will be okay until dad comes home, which can't come son enough for the whole -- soon enough for the whole family. >> i am a proud soldier of the country and do what i'm told and honorably. the best of both worlds. >> i don't have words to describe how happy i am, really, it's overwhelming. >> that was mark zinny reporting. this is james' first time to afghanistan but his third deployment. he will be back
CBS
Jul 25, 2011 6:00am EDT
, you can print calendars, coloring paper all built into it. >> ok. kindle versus nook, the big debate. >> i think the nook really comes out way ahead. it is all new nook. the longest battery time. about two months and the fastest page turns out there. you can just change pages super fast and it is super easy to read. it is a great way to go. >> battery life sin sane.  two months. >> if your little one isn't into reading but is into movies, this is a big screen tv in the palm of your hand from 3m. it is their mp180 wireless projector. you can take -- in your dorm room, you can have an 80 inch screen. you can put all of your video. it is wireless. it is bluetooth and wi-fi. >> amazing. how much does this cost? >> about $450. >> steve, unfortunately, they didn't have this stuff for us. >> why? it wasn't fair. >> thanks for bringing it in. >> pretty cool, huh? tomorrow morning, steve and jessica will show us more great ideas and some stuff for the kid who has everything already. >> right now, it is 6:09. more is a look at what's ahead. >> in four minutes, our hero central report. we'll
ABC
Jul 28, 2011 4:30am EDT
. >>> hundreds of people face losing power due to a big problem between a condo association and pepco. the parkway condominiums in bladensburg. stephen tschida as the story you will see only on abc 7. >> the warnings took some residents by surprise. >> pepco distributed a notice monday that the power is going to be turned off. >> there are 108 units and there's fear about elevators no longer running fanlights and air-conditioning going off. >> i will have to rely on family. i don't know what other people will do. >> i pay $425 per month for a condo fees. >> that is supposed to cover the electric bill. angry owners confronted the board members responsible for paying the bills. they wanted to know why pepco did not get paid $90,000. >> we don't have the money to pay pepco at present. >> 20% of the units are in foreclosure and half of the other owners are behind on condo fees. >> in this room right now i could put my finger probably on less than 10 people who have paid their fees on a regular basis. >> but some owners did not by the explanation. >> even if people are not paying, you have
NBC
Jul 22, 2011 5:00am EDT
at dallas, texas, at 91. phoenix, 94 degrees. worst right here so many of the big cities. because of that we're under an excessive heat warning throughout the area today. maybe just a little cooler back to the west around hagerstown, martinsburg, and winchester but not by a whole lot. temperatures running in the upper 90s to around 100 degrees. here's a look at your day sweltering today. 98 to 102 the air temperature. for the evening cooling down a little bit, 97 to 90 degrees. could have an isolated storm coming your way, your four day forecast. there's the end in sight, 94 for sunday. we'll get some storms. it will still be sticky. monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday of next week lower humidity. danella? >> good morning. >>> taking a look at our roadways, let's start out with local bridges. woodrow wilson bridge looks good. 11th street, sousa bridge, checked them all. they look good. here's a look at the key bridge. so far it's a great time to be on the roadways. i know it's hot. get out early and avoid traffic and avoid the massive heat coming later today. and a look at the american legi
CBS
Jul 8, 2011 5:00pm EDT
here, we're tracking the numbers when it comes to rainfall and that is a big deal because flash flooding is going to be an issue. >> it is. more so hail or damaging wind. flash flooding is the main issue with this. we're looking at a flash flood watch until about midnight. severe thunderstorm watch until 9:00 p.m. a little bit ahead of schedule in terms of our timetable. that's good news. it gets out of here quicker. the highlighted yellows there, that's the severe thunderstorm warning down toward fredericksburg and stafford county. also to the south of town. in through charles county and answer arundel county. the watch continues until 9:00. i think though if you're in leesburg and back into winchester and culpepper, i think the threat of severe weather is just about over. here's why. look at this intense line of showers and thunderstorms from almost baltimore on the east side of 95 all the way to the east in through prince george's county and backcrossing over 95 just north of fredericksburg. these are heavy rainfall makers and a lot of flash flooding going on. so, don't cross
ABC
Jul 11, 2011 5:00am EDT
and humidity are making a return appearance. >> we will still a big difference later this afternoon with daytime highs well into the 90's. even warmer tomorrow. it has dropped to one degree at reagan national, now 76 degrees. the latest heat advisory is expanding into and indiana and ohio. by this time tomorrow, we may be talking about heat advisory is for this area. code lauren spierer quality today, so try to take it easy. satellite and radar is clear. a beautiful sunrise in 10 minutes or so. we will look for plenty of sunshine throughout the day and may be a rain shower across the potomac highlands and shenandoah valley. 90-95 for this afternoon. it will feel more like 100. at night, a 60's to mid 70's 8. mid to upper 90's tomorrow with a heat index of 105. wjla.com for abc 7 weather. first, let's check out the traffic with lisa baden. >>> things seem to be moving nicely. interstate 70, 95 in and out of baltimore, and virginia traffic looking good as well. 66 and 95 are waking up and heading into the beltway. let's check out this camera in springfield. they have reopened the ramp
ABC
Jul 25, 2011 5:00am EDT
. >>> are other big story, a nation on the brink. lawmakers have little more than a week to raise the spending limits and cut the deficit. >> with no deal, both sides are preparing back up plans and international markets are reeling. philip stewart is live on capitol hill with the latest. >> good morning. the house speaker is expected to release his plan today. already the debate this morning is focusing not just on the taxes and spending that we have heard so much about, but on how long the plan would last. this morning house speaker john boehner was focusing on a short- term approach, cutting spending by $1 trillion and raising the debt ceiling by about the same. >> i would prefer to have a bipartisan approach to solving the problem. if that's not possible, i and my republican colleagues in the house are prepared to move on our own. >> his plan only allows the government to pay bills three early next year. if >> a short-term extension to the debt ceiling will jeopardize our economy. the speaker is ignoring the warning. >> senator patton minority leader and -- the senate minority leader, harr
FOX
Jul 21, 2011 4:25am EDT
measures in place for the commemmoration as well as two other big events in the county this weekend. >> the fire and rescue units will be operating on several different sites. >> reporter: the assistant chief says his department has been planning for these events for over a year now. heat was something they've been preparing for. >> you plan for the worst and hope for the best. so yes, we have considered it. we were hoping that it wouldn't happen but it is coming. >> reporter: emergency personnel teams will be fanned out. cooling medical stepts will be set up. even some rescuers will be riding bikes. still, officials hope those who plan to spend hour in the extreme heat will do their best to keep cool n. and hydrate often. >> i'm very concerned with the heat. of a had problems the last few years with heat and getting too dehydrated. so yeah, i'm very concerned. >> by the way, there is a race at the old dominion speedway this weekend as well. it is expected to draw thousands to help people. nearby fire departments are stepping up to assist over the next days. >>> there is still plent
NBC
Jul 7, 2011 6:00pm EDT
distinctly remember looking at a woman with her hair in a curly pony tail, curly big hair, wondering why she wasn't being accosted as well. >> they responded by saying they take any potential racism charge seriously, but they say they are confident the alleged hair search was the case of officers being thorough during security searches. >>> coming up tonight, a new weather scare for the space shuttle "atlantis" just a few days before its final launch. >> america is getting fatter. we'll see how our region shapes up compared to the rest of the country. >>> and after all these storms, the weekend looking pretty good. ♪ [ woman ] sam begged and pleaded... so i sent him to camp. we'd earned lots of points with our new citi thankyou card... and i put them to good use. he told me about his bunkmates, and how he signs up for every activity. ♪ he even hangs out with the camp director. just like that. [ male announcer ] the new citi thankyou premier card gives you more ways to earn points. what's your story? citi can help you write it. >>> there's a report out today that america's waistline conti
FOX
Jul 24, 2011 10:00pm EDT
, a concern being if there's a big selloff there it could have a similar effect here in the u.s. at the white house mike emanuel, fox 5 news. >>> coming up at the bottom of the hour we'll go in depth as the stalemate continues on the hill. analysts on both sides of the political aisle will join us live in the studio at 10:30 tonight. >>> the death toll in norway now tops 90 and we're learn morgue about the suspect believed to be behind the -- more about the suspect believed to be behind the attacks. thousands around the world tonight are mourning including some here in the d.c. area. fox 5's roz plater is in the newsroom with the latest. >> that tragedy a world away hits home harder for some folks in our area who survived a homegrown terror attack at virginia tech four years ago and tonight they wanted to show their solidarity. >> reporter: sunset at the washington monument and four friends holding candlelight vigils all at the campus of virginia tech four years ago when a gunman killed 32 and wounded 25 and they share a bond with the people of norway. >> we are receiving so much global suppo
CBS
Jul 22, 2011 12:00pm EDT
areas thanks to the big ridge of high pressure extending from texas to the mid-atlantic now. actually parts of the northeast are dealing with the heat and humidity. you see the storms up here. there is a frontal boundary sinking toward the east and southeast. that's going to get here. it is going to give us a chance of thunderstorms and some cooler temperatures. that will be getting here as we get into the weekend. while today's rain chances are really low, they pick up tomorrow and again on sunday. that will knock temperatures down. some record highs today, 102, 103. tomorrow, 100. still a very hot, dangerously hot day but by sunday, storms in spots. 93. we can deal with that. monday, some storms and 90. next week looks like more heat by midweek. temps back in the mid-90s. j.c. >> thank you, howard. >> arena stage is offering up a groundbreaking helen hayes award-winning musical again. i'm talking about oklahoma. if you haven't seen it, you have really missed out. it is incredible and the talent is phenomenal. speaking about talent, i have one of the stars with me, alicia gamble, who
NBC
Jul 17, 2011 6:00am EDT
towards us in a big way. out there on a sunday morning, though, a gorgeous sunrise out there. mid-level clouds drifting harmlessly overhead. beautiful shot of the rising sun. sun officially up five minutes ago. so an early start to the day today. temperatures dropped mostly into the 60s. 66 in leesburg. 6 in fairfax. 70, fredericksburg. 73 in washington. 70 in gaithersburg, germantown and silver spring. the view here shows not a whole lot going to. we are waiting on high temperatures to start sneaking back in our direction. 79 degrees at 9:00 a.m. 85 by noon time. highs this afternoon up to 88, 89 degrees or so. if you're headed on down to the beach, it's going to be a great day at the coastline today both today and tomorrow. ocean temperature right now at 70 degrees. that's not too terribly bad. high temperatures low to mid-80s. plenty of sunshine for everybody who is heading on down to the beach. you're going to want to stay near the cool waters of the ocean because, man, is it going to be ugly hot around haoe. we could be looking at not one but two or three 100-degree days by t
NBC
Jul 2, 2011 6:00am EDT
-kahn that let the former imf chief to walk free. welcome to news 4 today, we'll get to the day's big stories in a momd, bent, but first we need check in with kim. >> pressure is on once again. a holiday. i think you'll like what we get this weekend. it's been hot the last few days, but the humidity has been manageable. it's going to start inching up today. right now we're at 68, but look at those 50s in our suburbs. a pair of 5s at martinsburg. southern maryland, 58. enjoy it while we have it. the clear skies will stay with us today. we'll be warming up, though, to 91. and the humidity will come up. so it won't feel as comfortable as what we've been having the last few days. late in the afternoon, we'll see clouds move in and that will lead to some showers this holiday weekend. i'll tell you when they're going to happen and if our fireworks forecast is in danger. >> thanks, kim. >>> new from overnight, a car accident in southeast washington has left one person dead and three others badly hurt. that crash happened around 2:00 this morning in the 11 ook brock of. in mississippi avenue southeas
CBS
Jul 14, 2011 5:00pm EDT
sunday came in. >> wow. that thing is barely big enough to fit one scoop with a topping b she managed to get a second -- a topping, but she managed to get a second scoop. >> now, he hit 32 home runs on monday, but look at what happened with one of the few pop-ups. flying in, he goes full on it and makes the catch, like 60,000 fans were rooting for a home run. 20 kids were rooting for a pop- up so they could do that. and the ranger's pitcher, doesn't have time to fuel this conventionally, so he goes out here and on the black hand flip with a lot of the four-hand scoop this year. they have not seen that before. welcome to the game here. my highlight of prime time. let's go to the bad, the fake injury. brazil, erica. you are probably wondering what happened to her. we checked the goal cam, watch her in yellow right there, nothing happens to her. she just goes down for no reason to stall the game and they bring out the stretcher to take her o. but look at this, she's on the sideline, she hops off the stretcher and runs back into the game. i have seen better acting and for a variety of thi
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